Weekend roundup: Meet the firefighters, buy some bricks and learn about Facebook
October 4, 2013
NEW — 2:20 p.m. Oct. 4, 2013
There are always a multitude of things to do in Newcastle, but here is a quick roundup of some notable weekend happenings.
Bellevue Fire Department hosts open house
The Bellevue Fire Department, which contracts with the city of Newcastle, is kicking off Fire Prevention Week with open houses at its facilities Oct. 5.
All nine fire stations, including Newcastle’s Station 9, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Residents can meet the firefighters who protect their neighborhoods, watch fire-extinguisher demonstrations and try on firefighter gear.
The Newcastle station is at 12412 Newcastle Way.
Mutual Materials hosts brick sale
In an attempt to liquidate the inventory on the land, Mutual Materials is hosting a Newcastle brick clearance sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5.
Pallets of bricks will be sold at a significant markdown, according to the company’s Facebook page.
Sales are first come, first served. Children younger than 16 are discouraged from attending. The Newcastle brick yard is at 6620 Coal Creek Parkway.
Chamber hosts Facebook workshop
The Newcastle Chamber of Commerce still has spaces available in its Facebook for Business workshop.
In this hands-on class taught by Karen Rosenzweig of One Smart Cookie Marketing, business owners will learn about setting up a business page.
The Oct. 5 event goes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coal Creek Family YMCA, 13750 Newcastle Golf Club Road.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop computer and come with a Facebook personal profile already established.
It is $25 for chamber members and $30 for the public. Sign up at www.newcastle-chamber.org/create-a-facebook-page-for-your-business.
B & E Meats & Seafood continues its celebration
B & E Meats & Seafood will continue its grand-opening celebration through the weekend.
Among the festivities planned for the weekend celebration is an outdoor barbecue.
“We will be barbecuing our famous Kalbi Marinated Beef, our Teriyaki Beef Tri-tip and much more all weekend-long,” owner Jeff Green said in a statement.
The market will also feature its marinated products at special sale prices during the grand opening.
“Plan on sampling many of our products – including our well-known Smoked Salmon Candy,” Green said.
The business is open in the space formerly occupied by Newcastle City Hall at 13020 Newcastle Way.
Learn more about B & E Meats & Seafood at www.bnemeats.com.